Edmonton Weekend Guide :: Feb. 27-Mar. 2


It's movie weekend! Celebrate Oscar wins and stay warm in one of the many movie screenings happening this weekend. 

Cheer: Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
Eat: Avenue Magazine's Best Restaurants 2014
Shop: Notables (Sad to see it closing in May)
Laugh: Wildfire Improv Festival 

Canada's Top Ten Film Festival celebrates the finest films our country has to offer. Screenings of the award-winning films are happening at Metro Cinema. Read synopses and check the schedule before you go.

Catch the Live Action Oscar Nominated Short Films before the winners are announced! Watch all of the nominees on Thursday night at 9pm at City Centre's theatre. Secure your spot in advance.

Prepare your gowns and chill your champagne for the 6th annual Oscar Night at the Varscona. Watch the show on the big screen, win prizes and be entertained by the on-stage comedy and musical numbers. Starts Sunday at 5:30pm.

Another movie screening! This one is an early treat from Global Visions Film Festival. Finding Vivan Maier is a highly acclaimed documentary about one of the world's most mysterious photographers. Buy your tickets in advance to the premiere at Metro Cinema at the Garneau on Saturday at 7pm.

Time is running out to see Harry Potter the Exhibit at Telus World of Science. With only two weekends to go, it's one of your last chances to feel like you're a student at Hogwarts.

*Image spotted here.